Modelling market frictions in LICs using newly available data

This project investigates the existence of a ‘market for lemons’, i.e. markets sell only low quality products since sellers are not able to signal high quality products to consumers, for agro-inputs in rural Kenya.

This project investigates the existence of a ‘market for lemons’, i.e. markets sell only low quality products since sellers are not able to signal high quality products to consumers, for agro-inputs in rural Kenya.

This project uses a randomized controlled experiment to test the role of behavioural factors in the high take-up rates and subsequent high repayments for asset-collateralized loans.

This project uses a randomized controlled experiment to test the role of behavioural factors in the high take-up rates and subsequent high repayments for asset-collateralized loans.

How important is to have a good supplier for the success of a firm? This project based in China will shed some light on the role that the supply side of the economy plays on firm performance.

How important is to have a good supplier for the success of a firm? This project based in China will shed some light on the role that the supply side of the economy plays on firm performance.

The key purpose of this project is to measure management practices, undertake a rigorous empirical analysis of management-performance relationship, and investigate the determinants of management practices in manufacturing establishments in previously inaccessible provinces of Pakistan.

The key purpose of this project is to measure management practices, undertake a rigorous empirical analysis of management-performance relationship, and investigate the determinants of management practices in manufacturing establishments in previously inaccessible provinces of Pakistan.

This projects studies the impact of globalization on employment and wages focusing on the relationship between both importing and exporting and employment volatility in Rwanda.

This projects studies the impact of globalization on employment and wages focusing on the relationship between both importing and exporting and employment volatility in Rwanda.

How do citizens react to political connections when the rule of law is weak? This project estimates the impact of political connections on trust in economic exchange in Senegal and, when exchange occurs, it explores whether buyers prefer formal or informal contracts.

How do citizens react to political connections when the rule of law is weak? This project estimates the impact of political connections on trust in economic exchange in Senegal and, when exchange occurs, it explores whether buyers prefer formal or informal contracts.

This work will shed light on how much employers value cognitive (e.g. IQ) and non-cognitive (e.g. motivation, perseverance etc.) skills and the extent to which these skills are predictive of future productivity.

This work will shed light on how much employers value cognitive (e.g. IQ) and non-cognitive (e.g. motivation, perseverance etc.) skills and the extent to which these skills are predictive of future productivity.

This project expands a previous intervention that implemented a fleet management system in Kenya’s semi-formal public transport system along three margins: possible negative effects of the tracking system, role of cash incentives in enhancing safety and increasing duration and participation to the pilot.

This project expands a previous intervention that implemented a fleet management system in Kenya’s semi-formal public transport system along three margins: possible negative effects of the tracking system, role of cash incentives in enhancing safety and increasing duration and participation to the pilot.

This project will analyse the impact of an innovative, targeted and collateralized credit programme that seeks to make motorcycle taxi drivers the owners of their vehicles.

This project will analyse the impact of an innovative, targeted and collateralized credit programme that seeks to make motorcycle taxi drivers the owners of their vehicles.

This project attempts to study the effects of the adoption of new agricultural technologies on economic development in Brazil.

This project attempts to study the effects of the adoption of new agricultural technologies on economic development in Brazil.

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